Asha Shanker


Graduated from T.A Pai Management Institute, Manipal with Master of Business Administration in (Finance).

Enthusiastic about your success with more than 25+ years of experience in a diverse range of roles, covering finance, management, international student recruitment, admissions counseling, consulting for managing study abroad departments for Higher education institutions.

Asha Shanker is very passionate about education. Talented in advising students on study abroad options to any international educational institution as they pertain to career development and academic planning. Comfortable working and communicating effectively with domestic and international students campus administrators, faculty, students and parents.

Asha is a Rotarian and worked on several projects for the local community and enjoys traveling. Participated in several educational works shops/fairs across various cities in India, Canada, USA, and Middle East.

Our Vision

To cultivate, guide students and helping them to achieve their fullest potential through the pursue Canadian Higher education.

Our Mission

  • Providing independent, objective advice based on comprehensive research and counselor’s first-hand experience through intensive, one-on-one counseling and mentoring
  • Preparing students for success in the university by advancing a study and life balance
  • Identifying merit-based financial aid and scholarship opportunities
  • Assisting student with visa registration and application

Our Values

  • We Recognize and respect each student as an individual, each with the potential to be extraordinary
  • Adhering to the highest ethical standards throughout the counseling, mentoring and application processes
  • Listening to the needs, providing honest, independent, impartial, objective advice and communication at  all  times as to the correct beneficial route to success

Searching for the right international educational institutions can be very time consuming, but the choice you make can be crucial for ones future life and career. Choosing the right University is crucially important. Aside from reputation, universities ought to harbor a high quality of atmosphere, environment, teaching, qualifications and ample networking and social opportunities. Every student has different expectation of all these vital aspects and we at Orion-Polaris are here to help you find the right one.

Orion-Polaris can help you find the most suitable options for you by taking into account all your priorities and criteria, we always want to foster your vision for success.